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Last Updated: Wednesday, 31 August 2005, 21:52 GMT 22:52 UK
US Open quotes
Taylor Dent
"Oh, everything was wiggling around. I felt like the Leaning Tower of Pisa out there sometimes"
Taylor Dent describes what playing in the wind is really like.

"I definitely have to say these are the windiest conditions I have ever played in"
Venus Williams finds the blustery conditions hard going.

"It's so windy today I'm really glad I had a piece of chocolate cake last night or else I would have been blown away out there"
And Maria Sharapova has her own way of dealing with the New York weather.

"I've always considered myself a philanthropist in a little bit of a way"
Serena Williams pledges to donate $25,000 to Hurricane Katrina relief efforts.

"I don't really watch the news. In some ways I'm very unaware of the latest happenings in the world"
Venus Williams does not follow suit.

"I wouldn't be on the court, three hours, two and a half, working out like two hours if I didn't want to and I didn't enjoy it"
A beaten Mark Philippoussis insists his career is not over.

"I guess I'm not dressing the way Islam states but we all make mistakes and that's why Islam has forgiveness."
India's Sania Mirza on being criticised in some quarters for baring flesh in her tennis gear.

"He's already very old..... he's, like, 57 now."
Gilles Muller explains why his father will not be travelling over to watch him play.

"Tim Henman's made a few jokes - he's mentioned the cricket a few times. I still think we'll find a way to win that fifth Test"
Lleyton Hewitt is delighted by the resurgence of English cricket.

US Open quotes
31 Aug 05 |  Tennis
US Open quotes
29 Aug 05 |  Tennis

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